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Yes to Religious Liberty. But What Does That Actually Mean?

By Bob Shine, New Ways Ministry, October 17, 2016 If asked, most Catholics today would... Read More

Transgender Catholic Legislator Appeals to Peers for LGBT Protections

The first transgender person elected to the Philippines’ House of Representative, who is a Catholic,... Read More

Vice President Joe Biden, a Catholic, Officiates Same-Gender Marriage

Vice President Joe Biden, who is Catholic, officiated a same-gender marriage this week.  just as electoral... Read More

Fired Church Worker’s Lawsuit May Proceed Against Archdiocese, Court Rules

A federal court in Chicago has ruled that a fired gay church worker’s discrimination case against... Read More

Massachusetts Bishops Offer Temperate Response to New Transgender Law

Catholic bishops in Massachusetts have offered a tempered, though not perfect, response to newly passed anti-discrimination... Read More

Complicating Catholic Understandings of Sex and Gender

Respecting LGBTQI people should be a “fairly simple thing to do,” as Jesuit Fr. James Martin remarked... Read More

Fr. James Martin: Respecting Transgender People “Fairly Simple Thing to Do”

Jesuit Fr. James Martin again affirmed LGBT inclusion, saying transgender people using restrooms according to their... Read More

Theologians: Catholics Have “Civil Rights Imperative” to Seek LGBT Protections

Two theologians from Creighton University have called for Catholics to support LGBT non-discrimination protections in a... Read More

U.S. Catholics Overwhelmingly Reject LGBT Discrimination by State Legislatures

Marriage equality’s legalization in the United States last year has prompted an anti-LGBT backlash at... Read More

Sacrificing Profits to Avoid Discrimination and Protect Religious Freedom

For a person like myself who cherishes both religious freedom and LGBT equality, the recent... Read More